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Posted on: May 18, 2021

Summer Camps

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What are you waiting for? Register today! 

Visit our Recreation Center page for summer camp activities.

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Public Input - Holford Rec Center & Pool

Public Input meetings about Holford Rec Center & Pool for the 2019 Bond

Share your thoughts and ideas!

The Garland Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department invites you to a discussion about the upcoming renovation of the recreation center and pool in Holford Park.

Visit the public meeting calendar links below for Zoom m...

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

Garland Earns Grant Funding to Support Park Improvements

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The City of Garland is awarded a $750,000 non-urban outdoor grant to support significant improvements at Watson Park on Lawler Road. Proposed developments include a soccer field, futsal court, resurfaced basketball court, playground, splash pad, refurbish...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Frida Kahlo Pop-Up Museum Downtown

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The Dallas Museum of Art brings a peek of its free exhibition "Frida Kahlo: Five Works" to Garland with a pop-up installation at 506 Main St. in Downtown.

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Winters Park Additions Enhance Garland Trails Network

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City and Dallas County officials cut a ribbon, celebrated a partnership and maybe even broke a little bit of a sweat on Friday, April 23, when they explored a segment of the new Winters Trail. 

The new trail facilities in Winters Park and along th...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Swim Lessons 2021

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Come Make a Splash!

Come make a splash with the Garland Aquatics team with our swim lessons for the 2021 season. Class size is limited; early registration is encouraged. The registration fee is $45 per course.  

Registration begins one week prior t...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Fields Recreation Center Closed for Renovation

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FIELDS RECREATION CENTER EXPANSION

Fields Recreation Center is now closed for renovations, as of April 30. This project will feature a facelift to the game room, multipurpose room, kitchen, gymnasium, and front desk area, including all new flooring and cei...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Garland Senior Centers now open!

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Welcome back, seniors!

The City of Garland has now officially welcomed back our Seniors to both Carver Senior Center and Garland Senior Activity Center, as of May 3. Hours of operations will change slightly, so check out the schedule below. 

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

The FINAL - MF&L Virtual Concert

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Our Made Fresh & Local virtual concert experience is coming to a close this week.

The Bodarks, a "porch-stompin’, fiddle-sawin’, bass-spankin’ hootenanny", is coming back for their third and final performance on ...

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

Stay & Play Virtual Recreation

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When you cannot come to us, we will come to you! Stay & Play virtual recreation is a way for us to engage with you virtually. While our Recreation Centers may be closed due to COVID-19, the City of Garland Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Departm...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Keeping a Safe Physical Distance in Parks & Trails

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Remember folks, if you must go outside, please follow physical distancing guidelines in our parks and on trails. http://ow.ly/oCu550yQp74 (link to National Recreation and Parks Association)

Below are a few recommendations to keep safe physical distancing w...

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Garland Unveils New Playground at Central Park

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A new, inclusive and sensory-friendly playground is now open at Garland’s Central Park, 1310 W. Avenue F, in close proximity to the Granger Recreation Center. The new playground is designed for children of all abilities to play...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Update on the Senior Meal Program

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Dallas County has authorized the City of Garland PRCAD to continue serving and delivering meals to currently registered seniors. 

Any new seniors wishing to participate in the meal program, please call Garland Senior Activity Center.  

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

Cultural Arts Master Plan Survey

Garland Cultural Arts Master Plan

Everyone is creative! The City of Garland is working on an Arts and Culture Master Plan that finds ways that it can support the arts and creative expression for all residents. Please fill out this short survey to tell us about the kinds of arts and cultur...

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